Newton Reigny is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.
Other places in the parish include: Catterlen and Catterlin.
Alternative names: Newton, Newton Rainey, Newton Regny, Newton-Rigny
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1571
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Table of Contents
- Adjacent Parishes
- Parish History
- Parish Records
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
NEWTON-REGNY, or newton-Rainey, a village, a township, and a parish, in Penrith district, Cumberland. The village stands adjacent to the Penrith and Cockermouth railway, 1½ mile E of Blencow r. station, and 3 N W of Penrith; and has a post-office, of the name of Newton-Regny, under Penrith.
The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £1, 591. Pop., 141. Houses, 33. The parish contains also the township of Catterlin, and comprises 2, 414 acres. Real property, £2, 683. Pop., 253. Houses, 54. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the Earl of Lonsdale.
The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £96. Patron, the Bishop of Carlisle. The church is ancient but good, and has a chantry chapel. Charities, £5.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
NEWTON-RIGNY, a parish, in the union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 3 miles (W. N. W.) from Penrith; containing, with the township of Catterlin, 310 inhabitants, of whom 163 are in the township of Newton-Rigny.
The parish comprises 2414a. 29p., of which 2347 acres are arable, and the remainder roads and waste; the soil is a strong clay, the surface flat, and the river Petterel flows through the grounds. The living is a vicarage; net income, £80; patron and appropriator, the Bishop of Carlisle.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
- County: Cumberland
- Civil Registration District: Penrith
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Carlisle
- Rural Deanery: Allerdale
- Poor Law Union: Penrith
- Hundred: Leath Ward
- Province: York